“Islamic Revolution gave us confidence, courage to stand against apartheid regime”, cleric
Chairperson of the Ahlul Bayt Islamic Council of South Africa highlighted the role of Iran’s Islamic Revolution in fighting the apartheid regime in S Africa stressed the history of the popular uprising in Iran bringing hope and courage to the people in South Africa.
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Sheikh Shuaib Booley, top cleric from South Africa attended the international webinar held by Iran’s World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought and underlined the positive effects of the uprising on the people in South Africa to stand against the apartheid regime, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
He said,” Immediately after victory of the Islamic revolution Imam Khomeini severed relations with the apartheid regime in South Africa and Israeli regime.”
He hailed the supportive stance of late Imam Khomeini (RA) for the oppressed people in South Africa, South America and Palestinians and other oppressed nations.”
The history of Islamic revolution brought hope and confidence to the oppressed people around the world.
South African scholar also noted how the Islamic Revolution brought into focus the importance of unity within the Islamic nation.
“Imam Khomeini (RA) continuously urged Muslims to be united and always reminded us that the victory of Muslims against the imperialist America and its allies lies in the unity of Muslims” said Sheikh Shuaib Booley.
Islamic revolution in Iran taught the oppressed people around the world across the world that by the might of iman (faith) and unity of expression and resorting to Islam we can stand against the so-called superpowers and defeat them.
South African cleric also praised the late founder of Islamic Revolution for making the point clear that,” Islamic Revolution will not depend or succumb to the east or the west but to depend and succumb to Allah alone.”
According to the chairperson of the Ahlul Bayt Islamic Council of South Africa the problem for enemies of Iran is not Iran per se but Islamic Iran.
The more we can do to support the resistance the sooner we will achieve our Islamic goals to stop the enemies of Islam from creating any further problems in west Asia.
“The only obstacle on our way to liberate Palestine is disunity of the ummah” noted Sheikh Shuaib Booley and demanded,” For how much longer our Muslims will be mere spectators that Palestinian women and children are being massacred by the Zionist terrorists?”
He stressed that the time for political maneuvers are over and said,” The colonization of Palestine by Zionist Israelis is our problem and only we the Muslims can resolve it.”
He called on the world Muslims to wake up and rise to take their destiny to their own hands.
Sheikh Shuaib Booley, Chairperson of the Ahlul Bayt Islamic Council of South Africa made the comments in the webinar held by World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought on the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution held on February 9.